Saturday, 26 May, 2018

Anzac Day: Royals lay wreaths to remember war dead

Anzac dawn service in Gladstone 2017 Anzac dawn service in Gladstone 2017. Mike Richards GLA250417GDAWN News Your guide to the region's Anzac Day services and marches
Ellis Copeland | 25 April, 2018, 17:23

For photos of the Anzac Day 2018 Laidley Dawn Service, see the gallery below. All 45 passengers and their Turkish tour information safely evacuated earlier than the fireplace engulfed the bus, the company stated.

Tens of thousands of Turkish nationals and soldiers died, along with tens of thousands of Europeans, plus around 7,000-8,000 Australians and almost 3,000 New Zealanders, referred together as Anzac troops.

"I think the gathering here gets bigger every year!"

In Darwin, around 6000 people attended the city's dawn service at the cenotaph, where veterans and current servicemen and women, came together with locals and children to reflect on our deep military history.

He was given a personalised sports top with "Wales 70" written on it to mark his upcoming 70th birthday.

Following speeches and prayers, wreaths were left at the memorial.

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There was a dawn service at the Australian War Memorial in the country's capital.

Schoolchildren read prayers and the Last Post was played before all took part in a minute's silence.

Brief Holder for Leisure Tourism and Culture Cllr Richard Kosior said: "Anzac Day is a chance to commemorate and honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army who fought at Gallipoli during World War I and reinforce the strong links with the community and forces family of Weymouth and Portland".

They started their attack on March 18 - the day commemorated as Canakkale Naval Victory Day - but the waters were filled with a network of mines laid by Ottoman vessels.

Representatives from ex-service organisations and associations will also be attending the ceremony.

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